Our first DIY project: A 65$ wood book shelf

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For a while now, I wanted to buy a Do-It-Yourself (DIY) furniture myself. I wanted to do it principally for fun. And also, I wanted to save money on buying new furniture. Since we needed a new bookshelf for our living room, we decided to build a book shelf ourselves.

We did it with my wife. None of us is an expert and it’s our first DIY furniture. I’m reasonably handy. I watched a lot of DIY videos on Youtube and it taught me a lot. But that’s all the experience I have. If you have advice for us, don’t hesitate to let us know :) In the end, we still managed to build something quite nice for our experience :)

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We started a vegetable garden

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When I was young, I was gardening with my father in our house. And before that, my grandfather was often taking me to his big garden. I always enjoyed it. However, since I moved into my current apartment, I never took the time to start a vegetable garden. Now that my girlfriend moved in with me, we decided it was time to start a garden again.  The idea was to grow some of our own vegetables.

With our apartment, we have a large lawn, filled with grass and a few trees. We asked the owner if we could remove the grass to start a garden. Since she accepted, we started our garden.

I’m going to present all we did with our garden in this post. Neither of us are any gardening expert. We maybe did some mistakes, but we are having fun :) And I wanted to share this project. Also my English gardening vocabulary may not be great. So, gardening experts, don’t get offended ;) I’d be glad to hear all your tips!

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